Noun(1) the doctrine that people's duty is to promote human welfare(2) the doctrine emphasizing a person's capacity for self-realization through reason; rejects religion and the supernatural(3) the cultural movement of the Renaissance; based on classical studies
(1) Of the forces springing from the European Renaissance, humanism and the influence of classical learning came first.(2) I've always believed in the twin values of rationalism and humanism, but humanism has often felt as though it got short shrift in our community.(3) The Party, on the other hand, frowned upon too much individualism, too much humanism practiced by any of its members.(4) Enlightenment humanism freed the individual from the status quo of natural identity, allowing humanity to reach beyond self, to change rather than simply be.(5) The roots of ethnology lay, in turn, in the traditions of natural history, moral philosophy and humanism .(6) Critics of humanism have for centuries declared that freethinkers once departing from religion have abandoned morality.(7) He read Latin and Italian literature, and he promoted Renaissance humanism in England.(8) The ideology that did most to sustain capitalism was humanism , the belief in man as the free, autonomous origin of history.(9) If there is any one aspect of the Renaissance that can be said to have been characteristic, that must surely be the movement known as humanism .(10) Renaissance humanism did not necessarily promote natural philosophy, but its emphasis on mastery of classical languages and texts had the side effect of promoting the sciences.(11) At the beginning of university, I was influenced by rationalism and humanism .(12) Renaissance humanism gradually replaced the medieval scholastic tradition from which it emerged.(13) Teaching humanism would be one important step towards ensuring that school education reflects their views.(14) Historically, however, this tension has been a highly creative one, helping develop both a more rational humanism and a science of humanity compelled to address the exceptional character of human nature.(15) This has something to do with humanism , and humanist rationality.(16) But both are profoundly human questions, for us, and they can only be answered, in the end, humanistically .
(1) secular humanism :: sekulêre humanisme
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